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Cosa VFX Recruiting Senior Matte Painter, CG Supervisor, Nuke Compositor, Senior FX TD & Vfx Producer

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Senior Matte Painter

Cosa Vfx Vancouver Is Looking For A Full-time Senior Matte Painter For Our Bc Studio At Suite 202 – 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, Bc.

We Are Continuing To Expand, Currently Working On Projects Including The Conjuring 2, Gotham, Lucifer, Lethal Weapon, With New Exciting Projects Starting In 2017.

The Senior Matte Painter Is Responsible For Concept And Creation Of Detailed Matte Paintings, As Well As Supervising And Mentoring Other Matte Painters In The Department, In Cooperation With The Art Director In The La Studio. You’ll Be Creating Photo-real Environments, Set-extensions, Textures And Backgrounds; Enhancing Or Altering Lighting, Perspective And Colour As Needed For Integration And Mood.

Cosa Vfx Artists Finish Shots Independently On A Tight Episodic Tv Schedule And Work Effectively As Part Of A Team Collaborating On Larger Sequences. We Implement Fast, Effective Solutions To Shot Production Challenges Using Off-the-shelf And Custom Tools, And Interpret And Facilitate Client Notes To Rapidly Achieve The Client’s Desired Look Or Result. In Simpler Turns, We Work Smart And Fast In A Small, Friendly Environment. We Are Dog Friendly, Have A Large Patio And Social Fridays.

Requirements:

Expert And Up-to-date Knowledge Of Photoshop And Dmp Layer Processes In Compositing
Savvy In Basic Modeling And Projection Techniques
Experience With 2d And 3d Workflows.
Strong Organizational Skills And Meticulous Attention To Detail. Ability To Be Engaged With Multiple Projects At The Same Time.
Tangible Evidence Of Experience Working In Photo-real Vfx For Tv And/or Motion Pictures (Demo Reel) Plus Your Resume Showing Work Experience As A Digital Artist In Tv And/or Motion Pictures. Tv Experience Is Recommended.
Recommended To Have Post-secondary Education In Visual Effects, Film, Graphic Design, Animation, Fine Arts Or Related Skills.
Knowledge Of 3d Software (Maya, Modo, Zbrush) And Nuke A Big Plus
Preferably, You Would Already Be Based In Canada Or Bc, Available For In-person Interview And Eligible To Work In Canada. We Will Consider Foreign Workers As Well. Wages Range Based On Experience.

Please Submit A Resume, Cover Letter And A Link To Your Reel When You Apply. Include Your Availability And Current Status In Canada In The Body Of Your Cover Letter.

Apply here:- http://www.cosavfx.com/index.php/careers/49-senior-matte-painter-vancouver
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CG Supervisor

Cosa Vfx Vancouver Is Looking For Cg Supervisor For A Long Term Position At Its Bc Studio At Suite 202 – 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, Bc. We Are Continuing To Grow And Working On Projects Such As Gotham, Lucifer, Lethal Weapon And More, With Exciting New Projects Starting In Early 2017.

Our Artists Finish Shots Independently On A Tight Episodic Tv Schedule And Work Effectively As Part Of A Team Collaborating On Larger Sequences. We Implement Fast, Effective Solutions To Shot Production Challenges Using Off-the-shelf And Custom Tools, And Interpret And Facilitate Client Notes To Rapidly Achieve The Client’s Desired Look Or Result.

In Simpler Turns, We Work Smart And Fast In A Small, Friendly Environment. We Are Dog Friendly, Have A Large Patio And Monthly Socials.

Requirements:

Successful Candidates Should:

* Possess A Minimum Of 6 Years Experience Creating Photoreal Vfx For Tv And/or Motion Pictures. Some Tv Experience Is Required.
* Additionally, Have A Minimum Of 3 Years As A Cg Supervisor, With A Proven Track Record Of Delivering Shows, Developing Cg Pipelines And Leading Teams Of Cg Artists.
* Possess In-depth, Hands-on Knowledge Of Cutting Edge Techniques In Cg Shot Production, Including Digital Doubles, Natural Phenomena (Fire, Water, Smoke), Destruction And Crowds.
* Be Able To Solve Complex Creative Problems And Establish Powerful Workflows Using Simple, Efficient Techniques, Iterating Rapidly Based On Client Notes.
* Interface With Clients, Accurately Interpreting And Facilitating Clear Client Notes To Move Rapidly Towards The Client’s Desired Look Or Result. On-set Experience A Big Plus.
* Possess Exceptionally Strong Organizational Skills, The Ability To Enforce To Consistent File Naming And Workflows Across A Team, And To Be Engaged With Multiple Projects At The Same Time.
* Stay Current On Developing Trends In Cg Technology; Recommend New Technologies And Assist In Successful Implementation Of New Tools.

The Fine Print:

We Need To See Tangible Evidence Of Experience Working In Photoreal Vfx For Episodic Television And Motion Pictures (Demo Reel) Plus Evidence Of Working Experience As A Digital Artist In Tv And/or Motion Pictures. Recommended To Have Post-secondary Education In Visual Effects, Film, Graphic Design, Animation, Fine Arts Or Related Skills.

Applicants Should Preferably Be Based In Vancouver (Bc Resident In 2016 Or Permitted Through 2017 Preferred), Preferably Already Eligible To Work In Canada. We Will Do Lmias For Longer Term Positions And Current Bc Residents. Wages Range Based On Experience.

Please Submit A Resume, Cover Letter And A Link To Your Reel When You Apply.

Email: Recruitment@cosavfx.com

Please Also Include Your Availability And Current Status In Canada In The Body Of Your Cover Letter.

We Look Forward To Meeting You!
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Nuke Compositor

Cosa Vfx Vancouver Is Looking For Mid-to-senior Level Nuke Compositors For Both Short Contracts And Long Term Positions At Its Bc Studio At Suite 202 – 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, Bc. We Are Continuing To Grow And Working On Projects Such As Gotham, Lucifer, Lethal Weapon And More, With Exciting New Projects Starting In Early 2017 – Get In Touch With Us Now To Book Your Seat!

Our Artists Finish Shots Independently On A Tight Episodic Tv Schedule And Work Effectively As Part Of A Team Collaborating On Larger Sequences. We Implement Fast, Effective Solutions To Shot Production Challenges Using Off-the-shelf And Custom Tools, And Interpret And Facilitate Client Notes To Rapidly Achieve The Client’s Desired Look Or Result. In Simpler Turns, We Work Smart And Fast In A Small, Friendly Environment. We Are Dog Friendly, Have A Large Patio And Monthly Socials.

Duties

Create And Integrate Photo-real Or Stylized Elements With Live-action Footage, Using A Variety Of Techniques And Software, Including Rotoscoping, Keying, Effects, Graphics (Gfx) And 3d Integration, Digital Matte Painting (Dmp) Integration, Tracking, Projections, Colour-correction, Etc.
Update Shot Tracking Database (Ftrack Or Other), Check Email, Attend Dailies And Other Meetings, Communicate Effectively With Supervisors, Managers And Teammates

Requirements

High-level Knowledge Of Nuke Software, Vfx Color Pipelines And Production Process, With Experience With All Levels Of Compositing Tasks. Additional Software Knowledge Of After Effects, Mocha, Syntheyes, Maya, Etc. Helpful.

The Fine Print:

We Need To See Tangible Evidence Of Experience Working In Photoreal Vfx For Episodic Television And Motion Pictures (Demo Reel) Plus Evidence Of Working Experience As A Digital Artist In Tv And/or Motion Pictures. Some Tv Experience Is Recommended. If You Are A Recent Canadian Vfx Graduate From An Advanced Or Specialized Program, Previous Work Experience In A Vfx-related Field Would Be Required. Recommended To Have Post-secondary Education In Visual Effects, Film, Graphic Design, Animation, Fine Arts Or Related Skills.

Applicants Should Be Based In Vancouver (Bc Resident In 2016 Or Permitted Through 2017 Preferred), Available For In-person Interview And For Short Contracts, Preferably Already Eligible To Work In Canada. If You Are Not Already A Bc Resident, We Won’t Be Doing Lmia’s For Short Contracts, However We Will Do Lmias For Longer Term Positions And Current Bc Residents. Wages Range Based On Experience.

Please Submit A Resume, Cover Letter And A Link To Your Reel When You Apply; Also Include Your Availability And Current Status In Canada In The Body Of Your Cover Letter.

Apply here:- http://www.cosavfx.com/index.php/careers/26-nuke-compositor-vancouver
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Senior FX TD

Cosa Vfx, Inc. Seeks Experienced Senior Fx Td For Its North Hollywood Studio.
Our Company Is A Fast-paced And Highly Collaborative Production Environment. Recent Projects Include Gotham, Agents Of S.h.i.e.l.d., Westworld And Stranger Things.
Applicants Must Be Based In Los Angeles, And Available For In-person Interview At Our Office In North Hollywood.

Requirements:

4+ Years Experience In Creating Visual Effects Using Houdini Software For Broadcast Television And/or Feature Films.s
Experience In Creating Some Or All Of The Following: Rigid And Dynamic Effects Like Splash, Waves, Fire, Smoke, Destruction, Explosions, Mist, Dust Or Similar.
Volume Modeling And Rendering
Thorough Understanding Of Simulation Techniques And Technologies Relating To Effects
Working Knowledge Of Professional Software Packages Such As Maya And Rendering Techniques/software
Able To Solve Creative Problems Using Simple, Efficient Techniques, Share Ideas With Teammates, And Iterate Rapidly Based On Client Notes

Desireable Skills:

Scripting In Python, Cg Pipeline Development A Plus
Able To Solve Creative Problems Using Simple, Efficient Techniques, Share Ideas With Teammates, And Iterate Rapidly Based On Client Notes.

Apply here:- http://www.cosavfx.com/index.php/careers/59-senior-fx-td-north-hollywood
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Vfx Producer

Summary

This Opportunity Is Ideal For A Vfx Producer, With 3-5 Years’ Experience, Who Enjoys Working On Nimble, Small Teams Where Face-to-face Communication Plays A Greater Role.
Cosa Producers Build Collaborative Partnerships With Clients, Not To Manage Client Expectations, But To Achieve The Highest Levels Client Satisfaction And Creative Quality.
While Working Within The Structure Of An Established Production Management Workflow, A Cosa Producer Will Adapt To Meet The Needs Of Each Client And Each Project As Efficiently As Possible.
Candidates Should Be A Good Fit For Our Company, The Most Successful And Fulfilled Producers At Cosa Take Satisfaction In Being A Valued Member Of A Team, And Put Priority On The Team’s Success.

Requirements

Demonstrated Superior Client Relations Skills Including:

3+ Years Progressive Experience As A Primary Client Contact On Tv Or Feature Film Vfx Projects
Effective Communication With Busy Clients; Able To Interact With Various Client Stakeholders Confidently
Knowledgeable Regarding Client And In-house Supervisor Processes; Capable Of Determining What Is Important To Them (And What Is Not)

Excellent Communication Skills:

Sound Ability To Craft Communications (Written And Verbal) To Convey The Right Tone And Avoid Misunderstandings
Communicate Urgency Without Seeming Abrasive Or Flustered
Excellent Grammar, Spelling And Written Skills In General

Experience Bidding A Wide Range Of Vfx Shots:

Identify Time-consuming Or Complex Shots From Brief Descriptions
Recognize When Bid Assumptions Need To Be Made Explicit To The Client
Accurately Determine When Client Approval Is Needed Before Proceeding With Additional Work

Thorough Understanding Of The Vfx Production Process And Tools:

Anticipate, And Proactively Address, Issues That Crop Up In Production
Familiarity With Off-the-shelf Software Used In Vfx, Plus The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Each Tool
Hands-on Experience With File Transfer Technologies Such As Aspera And Ftp
Extensive Knowledge Of Mac Os And Microsoft Office. Familiarity With F-track A Plus.

Effectively Work As Part Of A Tight Knit Team:

Collaborate With In-house Stakeholders To Organize Reviews, Develop Schedules, And Prepare Deliverables
Routinely Identify Opportunities To Engage And Mentor Junior Production Staff
Demonstrate Superior Teamwork, Respect And Diplomacy In Stressful Situations

Strong Organizational Skills:

Very High Level Of Consistency In Naming Files, Formatting Emails And Packaging Deliverables
Monitor Heavy Email Traffic. Identify And Respond Promptly To Higher Priority Messages
Work Independently To Meet Production Goals Under Tight Deadlines
Excellent Self-management Skills And Multi-tasking
Cosa Offers A Competitive Salary And Benefits Package.

Applications Without Cover Letter And Resume Will Not Be Considered

Apply here:- http://www.cosavfx.com/index.php/careers/30-vfx-producer-north-hollywood
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